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lifting 6in

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by InSearchofAk5, Aug 25, 2001.

  1. InSearchofAk5

    InSearchofAk5 Registered Member

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    Can you lift an 87 blazer 6in w.out having to modifiy anyhting? Like Driveshaft angles and what not??
     
  2. bigblue

    bigblue 1/2 ton status

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    At the minimum you will have to lengthen your rear driveshaft


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  3. ChevyCaGal

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    You'll need to buy shocks to fit it if you don't get them in a kit... possibly drive shafts... possibly drop the t-case... um correct the steering. Depends on what lift you buy and what comes in it....

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  4. 86K5TrailBlazer

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    I had to buy both driveshafts front and rear about $650 I didnt drop the tcase, the front is Tom Woods Premium and had them grind for clearance, the rear is the cv slip yoke type shaft.
     
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    I got the Tuff Country E-Z Ride 6" lift and I didn't have to modify anything, but the front driveshaft is pushing it.


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    Anyone know of an online retailer who deals Tuff Country?
     
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    go to <a target="_blank" href=http://www.offroaddesign.com>www.offroaddesign.com</a> You can buy them there and the customer service is the best you will ever find !

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    If you take it off road yer gonna need longer brake lines.

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  9. CaptCrunch

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    Longer driveshafts, ext. brake lines, and then the drop pitman arm and steering arm to correct steering. The ORD steering box brace is a must and the ORD sway bar disconnects/correction would be a huge plus to avoid bumpsteer. I lifted my 87 6" and love it... I strongly recommend either BDS or Skyjacker

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